|Gord Simmons, Singer & Busker, Art Waves 14|
Every second Friday James St. North in Hamilton has its Art Crawl, and every month a young man with long hair and an even longer voice busks beside the river of art-lovers. In this episode of Art Waves, he uses his beautiful voice to tell us how that feels, as well as to sing for us--for free!
Keywords: busking; singing; a capella; courage
|Jody Nyasha Warner, African-Canadian Historian and Writer, Art Waves #119|
Jody Nyasha Warner is a writer & African-Canadian Historian. Warner's first book, Viola Desmond Won't Be Budged, tells the story of a woman who defied Canada's segregation laws 9 years before Rosa Parks took her famous "stand" in the U.S. For a stirring story about sitting down to take a stand, tune in to this revealing episode of Art Waves. To mirror-echo the famous civil rights anthem, I can promise you that you will, you will be moved.
Keywords: Canadian civil rights; segregation; courage; Solomon Moseby; Richard Rudnicki; Constance Backhouse; Adrienne Shadd; Rosa Parks; Ray Robertson; Lawrence Hill